AVALON

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Integrity

Founded near Los Angeles, CA in 2005, Avalon provides direct-placement recruiting locally and throughout the domestic United States. Our focus on Engineering, Manufacturing and Tech/Business Services allows us intimate knowledge of each marketplace and their unique pools of talent.

Our clients consistently honor us with their repeat business. Our candidates experience our recruiting process and grow into clients.

We do not want to be a ‘one-time-placement’ in your professional life. We want to be a strategic recruiting-business-partner throughout your entire career.

We 'do well' by 'doing good.'

“Simply put, you give me what I ask for.  You interview my hiring managers, go back to your office and produce people that get the job done.  Many of them have become key contributors to our organization. You save me money by getting it right… quickly.”

 – Cheryl, President, Aviation/Aerospace Manufacturing, Client

“You found me my favorite job of my life.”

– Daniel, Director of Engineering, Electronic Manufacturing, Candidate turned Client

 

 

 

 

“You really knew the company, both from a business and personnel standpoint. The way you prepared me for the interview gave me a great deal of confidence. I’m going to use the things you taught me in my own interviewing.  You nailed it: everything you said happened exactly as we discussed.  I have never had a recruiter spend this much time in helping me prepare.”

– Jeffrey, Human Resources Business Partner, Biotech, Candidate

Industries

Avalon’s pre-screening and interview processes offer our clients and candidates the opportunity to visualize the workplace and project their potential fit for one another. Our reputation is built upon honesty with all parties.

Avalon's recruiters are former engineers and scientists. We are uniquely prepared to understand our client’s workplace and roles.
  • Aviation & Aerospace

    Mechanical Engineers, Electrical Engineers, Material Scientists, Inside sales, Tech Support, Supply Chain, HR, Buyers, Planners, Scheduling and all related HR roles. Manufacturing talent, Supplier Quality, Quality Engineers and Machining Engineers.    
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  • Electronics

    Placments include Electrical Engineers, Mechanical Engieers, Directors of Operations and Supply Chain Professionals. Includes Accounting, Finance, Human Resources and Customer Care.
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  • Manufacturing

    As diverse as America, our clients build the stuff of dreams: from batteries to rocket-ships.
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  • Consumer Products

    From formulation to packaging we’ve walked the production floor with operations leaders to understand the nuances behand a product life-cycle. Manufacturing, Electrical and Mechanical Engineers. Quality and Material Science. Robotics and High Speed Fill lines.
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  • Medical Device & Pharmaceutical

    A wide road, our understanding both the engineering and chemistry side of these businesses is valuable. Documentation, Regulatory, and professionals at all levels to include ‘customer-facing’ talent. Engineers, Chemists, Biochemists and Microbiologists
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  • Oil & Gas

    Maintenance, Production, Chemical Engineers, Environmental and Safety professionals. Petroleum Scientists, Mechanical and Electrical Engineers from process backgrounds.
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  • Business to Business

    Call Centers, Technical Customer Care, our interviews produce a candidate ready to succeed.
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Current Openings

  • Business Unit Manager

    CAMARILLO, CA

    Our aerospace client is growing and expanding rapidly: they are hunting for management talent to support the high demand of their unique product offering. They are a lean organization and the successful candidate will work through all levels of the team: from the floor to the executive suite.

    The Business Unit Manager position will drive the success of a business segment- a successful candidate will have an ‘owner’ mentality. You will need to communicate effectively across all skill sets: sales, quality, engineering and production staff to drive projects to satisfactory and timely completion for our customers.

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  • MATERIALS MANAGER

    CARPINTERIA, CA

    PURPOSE OF POSITION:

    This position is responsible for the organization, movement, management, and accuracy of all company inventories

    POSITION CLASSIFICATION: EXEMPT

    REPORTS TO: VP Manufacturing

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  • Materials Manager

    CAMARILLO, CA

    The Materials Manager is responsible for organizing and administering the materials function for the Division. Guides and directs personnel in purchasing, planning, receiving, shipping, and stockroom. Supports manufacturing and other departments to maintain efficient operations, high delivery standards and to promote customer goodwill. Maintain a safe, clean work environment.

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  • Scientific Quality Assurance Manager

    CAMARILLO, CA

    GENERAL PURPOSE:

    This role provides technical and scientific leadership to a manufacturing Quality Assurance team. Technical review, validation, and approval of all process changes and improvements. Responsible for technical review and approval of all deviations and non-conformances and developing experimental plans for the troubleshooting and root cause investigation into all non-conforming product – this includes the review of data and implementation of corrective and preventive actions. This role will additionally provide technical support to the manufacturing team for the commercialization of new assays from the R&D team.

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  • Industrial Engineer

    CARPINTERIA, CA

    Purpose of Position:

    Oversee Manufacturing projects as assigned. Complete projects according to the assigned timeline, coordinating all departments and personnel, adhering to budget requirements, and reporting project status as requested.

    Illuminating What Matters:

    A guiding light for elevating our thinking beyond day-to-day activity in a clear and memorable way, our client’s vision intentionally possesses more than one meaning. Naturally, as an architectural lighting company, to illuminate a surface or an object makes perfect sense. There’s a deeper meaning, however. To illuminate can also mean to make lucid or clear, or to shed light on an important concept or idea.

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  • Electrical Design Engineer

    CHATSWORTH, CA      

    Senior Embedded Engineer

    As a Senior Embedded Engineer you will be responsible for the definition and development of embedded software for Professional LED Lighting Luminaires – we serve Broadcast, Cinema and Video Markets. Your output will include System Control, U.I. and Wireless Communications Development for WDMX, BLE and iOT protocols.

    Our products are in every major film, television, still-photography and broadcast studio. We pioneered the technical ability to capture reality TV; our products even orbit the earth in the International Space Station.

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  • Mechanical Design Engineer

    SYLMAR, CA

    Our client welcomes people who share their determination and high standards to join them in doing work that moves the world forward. We design, manufacture, and market highly engineered products and systems principally for the aerospace and defense markets. They offer world-class control devices and subsystems — such as control grips, throttles, HaWC controllers, and communications interfaces — for today’s advanced cockpits, military vehicles, and other specialized applications. Our solutions fall into two broad categories: control products and communication.

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  • Quality Control Supervisor

    CAMARILLO, CA

    To oversee and perform receiving, in-process and final inspections of the QMS. Ability to verify manufacturing processes for conformance and product specifications in relation to all ISO 9001, FDA, USDA and associated regulatory standards. Improving the inspection systems using SPC, control charts and data collection for analysis. Implement and suggest continuous improvement ideas throughout the entire QMS to the quality manager.

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  • Insurance, Manager Member Services

    REMOTE OFFICE, CA RESIDENT

    Under the general direction of the CEO, the Manager, Insurance and Member Services is a skilled individual who excel in member services and member retention and provide insurance expertise to the membership ranks of a Charter School Insurer – we serve nearly 1,000 schools sites in California.

    Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

    Support the CEO by providing strong member services and member retention through in-person member visits, calls, and emails, including but not limited to:

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  • Paint Manager

     CARPINTERIA, CA. 

    This position will support their operations and scheduling of all company finishing.

    KNOWLEDGE AND EXPERIENCE

    • Knowledge of paint applications: including pretreatment, powder, and liquids
    • Competent computer skills. (Word, Outlook, Excel, ERP systems)
    • Ability to organize and prioritize.
    • Experience in liquid paint/powder coating functions, with conveyor and within a production/manufacturing environment.
    • Above average communication skills with Management and peers.
    • Above average supervisory / leadership abilities.

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  • Senior Cost Accountant

    CAMARILLO, CA

    Reporting to the Controller, this role is responsible for all the cost accounting related activities of the company.

    This hands-on role will be responsible for the integrity of the company’s costing systems and the associated financial information.

    ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

    Other duties may be assigned. Responsibilities/Duties/  Skills Include:

    • Maintain and ensure accuracy of the Standard Costing System.
    • Analyze Material, Labor and Overhead variances and determine root cause of the variances

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  • Business Unit Manager

    CAMARILLO, CA

    Our aerospace client is growing and expanding rapidly: they are hunting for management talent to support the high demand of their unique product offering.   They are a lean organization and the successful candidate will work through all levels of the team: from the floor to the executive suite.

    The Business Unit Manager position will drive the success of a business segment- a successful candidate will have an ‘owner’ mentality.

    You will need to communicate effectively across all skill sets:  sales, quality, engineering and production staff to drive projects to satisfactory and timely completion for our customers.

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  • HUMAN RESOURCES GENERALIST

    CHATSWORTH, CA

    Our client is a unique non-profit risk-sharing pool providing a comprehensive insurance and risk management program to independent charter schools in California. Created over 15 years ago by charter school leaders seeking a more affordable and reliable option for insurance and safety, they currently serve hundreds of school sites throughout California.  Their business focuses on property and casualty insurance, proactive hands-on claims management and member services (includes all manner of risk and loss prevention mentoring).

    As part of our offerings, we have an exceptional Human Resources department ready to answer our members’ questions and assist them through complex employer issues.

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  • DIRECTOR OF FINANCE

    VALENCIA, CA

    Our client designs, manufactures, and markets highly engineered products and systems principally for the aerospace and defense markets. They are a leading diversified manufacturer of highly engineered, organic, and inorganic elastomer-based products.

    Reports to:  President with dotted line to Platform Finance Director

    Works with:  Platform leaders, Business Unit, Corporate Resources, Corporate leaders, Direct Senior leaders of the local business, Customers and Vendors

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  • MATERIALS MANAGER

    PURPOSE OF POSITION:
    This position is responsible for the organization, movement, management, and accuracy of all company inventories.

    KNOWLEDGE AND EXPERIENCE

    • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience.
    • Lean training and experience.
    • Thorough knowledge of warehousing and cycle counting.
    • 5-7 years’ experience in a similar capacity or environment.
    • Superior organizational skills.
    • Excellent supervisory skills and project management skills.
    • Above average verbal and written communication skills.
    • Knowledge of warehousing equipment and computer programs.
    • Strong interpersonal skills.
    • APICS CPIM a plus.

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Contact

Los Angeles, CA, U.S.A.